Diabetic Gazpacho Recipe

diabetic gazepacho recipe

What an Italian classic! Gazpacho is the perfect cold soup for that hot summer day. A very Continental experience!

Diabetic Gazpacho Recipe

Serves 6
Prep time 12 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 Large Tomatoes (Chopped)
  • 1 Large Cucumber (Chopped)
  • 1 cup Redo Onion (Chopped)
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1/4 cup Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Canola Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Cayenne Pepper Sauce (Mild)
  • 3/4 teaspoons Salt

Directions

Step 1. Put all ingredients in a blender. Blend until completely smooth.
Step 2. Chill the soup in the refrigerator for at 2 hours, if not longer. Not only do you want to serve thus soup cold, you want to give the flavors a chance to combine.
Step 3. Add some small diced cucumbers and parsley to garnish if you wish.

 

Nutritional Information 
Calories303
Total Fat1g
Saturated FatTrace
Cholesterol40mg
Sodium277mg
Total Carbohydrates27g
Dietary Fiber8g
Sugars5g
Protein22g

The nutritional content above is approximate, per serving. The figures have been rounded to the nearest whole number. (e.g., 1.4 grams becomes 1 gram).

Diabetic Lentil Soup Recipe

diabetic lentil soup recipe

Many of you have never heard of lentil soup. However, this recipe is good enough for you to try and it is very healthy. It has an amazing amount of fiber and is very low in fat.

While the recipe is higher in carbohydrates, understand that there is approximately 20 grams of dietary fiber! This is an insane amount of fiber!

Diabetic Lentil Soup Recipe

Serves 6
Prep time 5 minutes
Cook time 2 hours
Total time 2 hours, 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Dried Lentils
  • 4 cups Cold Water
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 Medium Onion (Diced)
  • 2 cans Diced Tomatoes (14.5 Ounces)
  • 2 cloves Garlic (Minced)
  • 2 Bay Leaves

Directions

Step 1. Rinse the lentils and remove any stems or crushed pieces.
Step 2. Next, put all the ingredients in a large pan or Dutch oven and bring to a boil.
Step 3. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for approximately 2 hours. Lentils can take some time to soften so the time can be longer. You also may need to add additional water, as the lentils can soak up a lot.
Step 4. Note: You can also soak the lentils overnight to soften them up.

 

Nutritional Information 
Calories267
Total Fat1g
Saturated FatTrace
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium70mg
Total Carbohydrates47g
Dietary Fiber20g
SugarsNA
Protein19g

The nutritional content above is approximate, per serving. The figures have been rounded to the nearest whole number. (e.g., 1.4 grams becomes 1 gram).

Diabetic Minestrone Soup Recipe

diabetic minestrone soup

Who doesn’t love a good minestrone soup recipe? This diabetic friendly recipe will have you wanting seconds! Thick broth and plenty of vegetables!

Diabetic Minestrone Soup Recipe

Serves 6
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 30 minutes
Total time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cloves Garlic (Minced)
  • 3/4 cups Onion (Chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 5 cups Chicken Broth (Low Sodium)
  • 1 can Tomato Paste (6 oz., Low Sodium)
  • 1 cup Green Cabbage (Shredded)
  • 1 cup Zucchini (Diced)
  • 1/2 cup Celery (Diced)
  • 1 Medium Carrots (Diced)
  • 1 can Garbonzo (16 oz., Drained)
  • 1/3 cup Elbow Macaroni (Dry, Uncooked)
  • 1 tablespoon Dried Basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon Pepper

Directions

Step 1. In a large Dutch oven, fry the onion and garlic in the olive oil until golden brown, about 4-5minutes.
Step 2. Add the chicken broth and tomato paste then bring to boil. Now combine all of the other ingredients, cover and reduce heat to a simmer.
Step 3. Simmering should take about 15-20 minutes, but you want to make sure the vegetables and macaroni are tender, so keep an eye on the pot, as it could take longer.

 

Nutritional Information 
Calories222
Total Fat4g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium100mg
Total Carbohydrates33g
Dietary Fiber6g
SugarsNA
Protein12g

The nutritional content above is approximate, per serving. The figures have been rounded to the nearest whole number. (e.g., 1.4 grams becomes 1 gram).

Diabetic Tomato Rice Soup Recipe

tomato and rice soup recipe

This easy winter classic tomato rice soup recipe is diabetic friendly and low in salt and fat. For those of you in cold winter climates, this tasty soup may remind you of snowy days and a roaring fire.

Diabetic Tomato Rice Soup Recipe

Serves 3
Cook time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups Tomato Juice (Low Sodium)
  • 1.25 cups Beef Broth (Low Sodium)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 1 cup Rice (Cooked)

Directions

Step 1. Cook rice beforehand.
Step 2. Place all ingredients in a large saucepan and bring to boil. Simmer for approximately 5-10 minutes and serve.

 

Nutritional Information 
Calories109
Total Fat1g
Saturated Fattrace
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium50mg
Carbohydrates21g
Dietary Fiber1g
SugarsNA
Protein4g

The nutritional content above is approximate, per serving. The figures have been rounded to the nearest whole number. (e.g., 1.4 grams becomes 1 gram).

Classic Chicken Soup Recipe

A winter classic, this hearty chicken soup recipe has plenty of chicken and noodles to make you happy. It also has plenty of vegetables and a lower sodium content to keep your doctor happy! Try out our take on and old classic.

Classic Chicken Soup Recipe

Serves 6
Prep time 10 minutes
Cook time 30 minutes
Total time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 Medium Carrots (Diced)
  • 1 Medium Onion (Chopped)
  • 2 stalks Celery (Chopped)
  • 6 cups Chicken Broth (Low Sodium)
  • 6oz Egg Noodles (Uncooked)
  • 8oz Chicken Breasts (Cooked and Diced)
  • 3 tablespoons Parsley

Directions

Step 1. Cook Chicken then dice into bite size pieces.
Step 2. Put carrots, onion, celery, and broth into large pot. Boil contents.
Step 3. Reduce heat to an easy boil for an additional 10 minutes.
Step 4. Add noodles. Continue cooking until noodles are tender. Then, add the chicken and heat to boil. Sprinkle parsley on top and Serve.

 

Nutritional Information 
Calories175
Total Fat4g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol53mg
Sodium141mg
Total Carbohydrates27g
Dietary Fiber2g
SugarNA
Protein28g

The nutritional content above is approximate, per serving. The figures have been rounded to the nearest whole number. (e.g., 1.4 grams becomes 1 gram).